Inspiring Ikebana is the sequel to Exploring Ikebana, the first book by the world-famous ikebana artist Ilse Beunen.
Throughout her career, she has been inspired by many different elements and like all artists, Ilse Beunen is constantly looking for inspiration to create something new and innovative.
After writing an extensive introduction to the time-honoured Japanese art of flower arrangement in Exploring ikebana, in this new book, she reveals various sources of inspiration: nature, the four seasons, festivals, vases and containers, plastics, visual arts, and emotions.
More than 40 beautiful ikebana creations, both traditional and modern, are richly illustrated with detailed step-by-step photos of the creative process. Easy to follow and with a guarantee of a brilliant end result!